Malwarebytes update spikes memory usage
Malwarebytes recently published a protection update that caused connection issues for many of its customers. As a side effect of the web protection blocks, the product also spiked memory usage and possibly caused crashes. The company subsequently pushed a new protection update that should resolve the problem for most users.
The cause of the issue was a malformed protection update that the client couldn’t process correctly.
“We are going to overhaul how we publish these protection updates so that this never happens again,” he said.